Tuesday, January 2, 2024
PRESS RELEASE: Thanksgiving Point invites the community to give back and serve during the annual Day of Service, held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 15, 2024) from 9 am to 12 pm in the Butterfly Biosphere.
Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Discover who pollinators are, why they're important to our environment, and how we can help them survive in our ever-changing world.
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Field trips are a fantastic way to get your child out of the house, promote engaged learning, and have serious fun! They also have a healthy share of benefits – children who attend field trips show higher exam scores and demonstrate improved behavior. Check out this blog for seven free or low cost homeschool field trip ideas.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
The Butterfly Effect, or the notion that one small change could have a much larger impact for better or worse, is popularized in science fiction stories for it's interesting look at how human centrality yields consequences we cannot know the breadth or duration of.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
If there is one thing Aesop is known for, it’s his fables. Most, if not all of them, revolve around morality taught by the Animal Kingdom. While you can always turn to these fables for some sage advice, some also teach about real, physical habits and elements of their subjects. One of these fables is called, “The Ant and The Grasshopper.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
It is estimated that 25 percent of our population is intensely afraid of insects and spiders, with even more people falling somewhere along the spooked spectrum. There are thousands of insects, but only 1-3 percent of those are harmful to humans. So why are people so afraid of them?
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Before you enter our butterfly conservatory, you will see dozens of butterflies framed on the walls. Butterfly pinning can be a beautiful way to preserve and honor these graceful insects. If you would like to frame your own butterfly, here is a step-by-step guide.